Lama Zopa’s advice on helping the victims of natural disasters


Rinpoche has provided the following advice on how the FPMT centers and students can benefit those who suffered greatly from the tsunami disaster in Asia:

http://www.fpmt.org/teachers/zopa/advice/tsunami.asp#top

Although Lama Zopa provided this advice in response to a specific disaster, it is still very relevant to the many natural disasters happening today. Specifically, Rinpoche provides guidance on prayers and pujas that one can do to help the victims.

For those of you who want to make a donation to help those affected by the devastating cyclone in Burma, but are unsure about which agencies are able to deliver aid, here are a few:

Thanks to Dina Li and ani Tenzin Lhamo for their contributions to this post!

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One thought on “Lama Zopa’s advice on helping the victims of natural disasters

  1. From the FPMT website via Dina Li:

    Lama Zopa Rinpoche is advising these practices to be done for the people suffering from the natural disasters in Burma and China:

    Medicine Buddha puja
    Recitation of the 8 prayers at the time of death
    — Specifically also King of Prayers (this is with the eight)
    Recitation of 35 Buddhas’ names

    All these practices are available at:

    http://www.fpmt.org/teachers/zopa/advice/death.asp

    May 15, 2008

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